A bit of verse as a tribute to Anthony Tait for his retirement “do” A legend in education, the photo is of me in his DC office complete with a shark, disco balls and a moose head to name just a few absurdities
this is the short story of Indy, in readiness for his presentation at the GENOA Re-store, Re-story seminar. The long story will follow
Indy lives in a community house in the SF Bay Area – The name of our community project is “The Perch” because we have an amazing view of the SF, the Golden Gate bridge, the ocean and the world! Tons of birds come hang out with us throughout the day. And we get to see the big picture while diving into our little pictures. it’s about living in a community that is active with supporting neighbors and people in need. We get deer visitors often and have an awesome nature reserve in our backyard (literally)
Julie was a union delegate in the catering section of a large public hospital where she worked for 20+years. In that time she never worried about job security. Now in the era of privatisation her colleagues will not enjoy that same security. It is alarming that even though the pandemic has exposed the risks involved in casualised and privatised workplaces no lessons have been learned, privatisation is still on the government’s agenda. Listen to part 1 and 2 of Julie’s story.
The Adelaide South West Community Centre opened to the public in 2005 in leased premises in Sturt Street after considerable behind-the-scenes work by local residents and Council. Since 2005 it has become the central hub for strengthening the local community. The property changed hands in 2018 and the Council secured two extensions to the lease. In February 2021 the owner will take possession of the premises and although Council resolved in August 2018 that the Centre will continue close by, the community is concerned about its future. Sue talks to Marjon Martin, Secretary, Susan Collins, Chair, Jeffrey Collins, Committee Member on behalf of the South West City Community Association Inc. Listen to part 1 and 2 here.
Dr David Faber gives some fascinating insights on where we are placed from a historical perspective for a cultural R-evolution.
Greg is a well known local identity, his resume includes numerous executive positions in South Australia, currently the CEO of the History Trust of SA. Most people would remember him as the founder and Chairman of the Adelaide Festival of Ideas and former co-owner and managing director of Imprints Booksellers. In part 1 of this interview he talks about his vision for a sustainable inclusive future
In part 2 he tells us of what he hopes to to contribute as a recently elected Adelaide City Council member
One of the most heartwarming stories I have ever published. This is wonderful. A podcast and a film of the launch
Please be advised that Sue Gilbey has permission to post the Ku Ku Yalanji language launch video produced by the First Peoples First Cultural Foundation. For any further information please contact. John Hartley First Peoples First Cultural Foundation Secretary. E: firstname.lastname@example.org
a little piece of spoken word on looking back to go forward
Sue Tilley gives us some fascinating insights into the dicomfort of privilege and the reality of living under apartheid rule. She goes on to talk about the similarites between the two countries, Sth Africa and Australia under colonialism and how when people awaken to the injustice around them they are compelled to act.
Claire lives at Cascade Housing in Tasmania and here she gives listeners all sorts of insights into co-housing and sharing resources as a way of living more sustainably.